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Man City 2 - Aston Villa 1

City of Manchester Stadium

14/03/2006

Attendance: 33,006

Referee:

Man City
2 - 1
Aston Villa
Samaras (17) Vassell (49)
 
Davis (85)
 
Venue: City of Manchester Stadium
 
Attendance: 33,006
The Teams
David James
 
 
 
Thomas Sorensen
 
 
Sun Jihai
 
 
 
Aaron Hughes
 
 
Richard Dunne
 
 
 
Olof Mellberg
 
 
Micah Richards
 
 
 
Liam Ridgewell
 
 
Stephen Jordan
 
 
 
Wilfred Bouma
 
 
Trevor Sinclair
 
 
 
Gavin McCann
 
 
Joey Barton
 
 
 
Steven Davis
 
 
Kiki Musampa
 
 
 
Gareth Barry
 
 
Albert Riera
 
 
 
Milan Baros
 
 
40
Georgios Samaras
 
 
46
 
Kevin Phillips
 
 
Darius Vassell
 
 
89
 
Luke Moore
 
 
Substitutes
Wright-Phillips
 
 
89
 
Jlloyd Samuel
 
 
Nicky Weaver
 
 
 
Peter Whittingham
 
 
Antoine Sibierski
 
 
46
 
Craig Gardner
 
 
40
Claudio Reyna
 
 
 
Stuart Taylor
 
 
David Sommeil
 
 
 
 
 
Game Statistics
12
Goal Attempts
8
6
On Target
6
5
Corners
6
3
Yellow Cards
3
0
Red Cards
0




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 14 2006

Time: 10:07PM

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Well at least there was some blood and thunder tonight. As DOL has just said, you give away daft goals and you give yourself too much to do. With all our injuries, it is probably as well that we went out, don't mean that to be negative, but we never had an FA Cup prayer with the likes of Chelski still in it and we need to ensure our survival imho.
The Fear
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14/03/2006 22:10:00

Well at least there was some blood and thunder tonight. As DOL has just said, you give away daft goals and you give yourself too much to do. With all our injuries, it is probably as well that we went out, don't mean that to be negative, but we never had an FA Cup prayer with the likes of Chelski still in it and we need to ensure our survival imho.
The Fear
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14/03/2006 22:10:00

Poor attendance, I would of thought more than 33,006 people from the stats it seemed we were on a par, just like the Blackburn game we were unable to finish and with strikers like Baros and Phillips upfront you would expect them to be banging them in
Vince_AstonVilla
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14/03/2006 22:11:00

Poor attendance, I would of thought more than 33,006 people from the stats it seemed we were on a par, just like the Blackburn game we were unable to finish and with strikers like Baros and Phillips upfront you would expect them to be banging them in
Vince_AstonVilla
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14/03/2006 22:11:00

Another poor performance in my opinion, lacking all the usual, i.e., passion, grit, effort, determination etc. etc. It was only at the death that we started throwing guys forward, but of course by then it was way too late. Over the two games, very much second best.
glensider
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15/03/2006 09:49:00

Another poor performance in my opinion, lacking all the usual, i.e., passion, grit, effort, determination etc. etc. It was only at the death that we started throwing guys forward, but of course by then it was way too late. Over the two games, very much second best.
glensider
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15/03/2006 09:49:00

 

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